Tiny Houses & the Quest to De-Clutter

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Given the constant noise and interruption of our device-led lives, I expect the tiny house trend, and the simplicity it offers, to explode.

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I Am Your Son’s Female Teacher

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When it comes to a teacher’s love for a student, what kind of category is that love?

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Public Schools Need More Than Google’s ‘Happiness Directive’

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The problem with schools won’t be solved by aiming to make the students happy.

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The Police Have it Right

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There’s simply too much stuff crossing our screens every waking moment of the day for us to check it all.

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How Dads Can Step Up for Positive Change for Their Kids in School

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Reforming our public schools is one focus shift away

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What If Schools Took the Google Approach?

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A radical thought: what if schools made it their primary goal to ensure that students were… happy?

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One Father’s Mission to Make Science Fun & Accessible

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This dad created a picture book to teach his daughter that chemistry can be fun.

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Sex Education is letting British Teenagers Down

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We need to look deeper at our society and the moral meanings that are attached to sexuality, sexual behaviour and sex and relationship education.

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On the Purpose of a Liberal Arts Education

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A liberal arts education can give students much more than rote skills. It can (and should) give them empathy, a way past themselves, a world imminently more alive.

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How do Young Boys Decide What’s Fair?

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What does the research say about how kids view discipline? You may be surprised.

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What do Special Educators Need to Succeed?


A shortage of special education teachers is threatening the ability of schools in many states to provide high-quality education to students with disabilities.

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The Critical Importance of Gun Safety


A man learns about gun safety from his girlfriend, who introduced him to guns.

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Tuition in Wonderland: Higher Education Funding in Europe and the United States

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When Kurt Ellenberger first arrived in Austria to study European jazz, he was impressed with socialized education; upon further inspection, Ellenberger finds some reason for skepticism.

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Parents: Life Goes on for Your Children Regardless of Where They Attend College

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What matters most for your child: prestige or experience?

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No, Mr. Trump, Charter Schools are NOT ‘Terrific’

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Charter schools, touted as an easy answer to education problems, aren’t an answer at all.

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(Bi) Lateral Thinking is not a Puzzle

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Is it time to debunk the abomination known as a lateral thinking puzzle?

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